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Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News (Paperback)

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By Denise E. Agosto (Editor)
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Description


As a public, school, or academic librarian or educator, you can help library users to become more conscious and responsible consumers of information. As you read, you'll gain a better understanding and appreciation of the core concepts involved in promoting critical information literacy, such as information ethics, media literacy, and civic education. You'll also learn the history of fake news and come away with practical ideas in mind for strategies to apply in your library.

Chapters contributed by leading experts in public, academic, and school library services are written in plain, everyday language that librarians and library school students can easily understand and relate to their own experiences as information users, especially their experiences in social media and other online venues where sharing false information takes only a click.

About the Author


Denise E. Agosto, PhD, is professor in the College of Computing & Informatics and director of the Master's in Library & Information Science program at Drexel University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781440864186
ISBN-10: 1440864187
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Publication Date: October 12th, 2018
Pages: 184
Language: English